Under the test for the privacy exemption in Connecticut General Statutes §1-210(b)(2), established in the 1993 Connecticut Supreme Court case of Perkins v. Freedom of Information Commission, the claimant must first show that the files in question are personnel, medical or similar files and then show that disclosure of the records would constitute an invasion of personal privacy.
Salatto v. Chief, Police Department, Town of East Haven
Freedom of Information Commission
March 11, 2013
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